Introducing – The Touch-Free Courthouse!

Nothing like a pandemic to shine new light on an old phrase “Touch-Free” that is common lingo in the car wash world – but not so much at courthouses.

It turns out car washes were ahead of the curve and suddenly their friction-less model is the new blueprint for our […]

The Selling of Divorce Lawyers – Let’s Get Back to the Basics

It’s time for a little shop talk about the business of divorce and how we lawyers sell ourselves to potential clients.

Believe it or not, there was a time when lawyers were prohibited from advertising their services.

Of course, lawyers being lawyers, successfully argued to the United States Supreme Court […]

Calming Down Your Family Law Fears During COVID-19

So much was happening in our lives just weeks ago: kids were looking forward to spring break, there were elections for every office from President to dogcatcher, financial markets were soaring, family law attorneys were helping their clients, and we were an optimistic people.

Then it all stopped.

And sadly, […]

Don’t Let Your Marriage Be A Victim of COVID-19!

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing stress for everyone these days, only there’s a lot more than just lack of toilet paper and hand sanitizer to be concerned about.

With much of the nation quarantined at home to reduce the spread of the virus, many psychologists expect that divorce lawyers such […]

A Family Lawyer’s Survival Guide for the Coronavirus (COVID – 19) Pandemic

You can’t say we didn’t see this coming.  For over two months, we’ve watched as this mysterious Coronavirus has spread across, China, Italy, all of Europe and now North Texas.  Given the situation, our Tarrant county family courts aren’t giving into fear, rather they are making a reasoned decision to “flatten the curve” as the […]

7 Super Divorce Hacks for 2020

For everything there is a season… even divorce.  Statistics show the season of uncoupling begins about the time you take that last sip of Cold Duck on Valentine’s and ends when your pansies swoon in the heat of late spring. Googling online divorce help is like riding your bike without a helmet or buying your […]

The Divorce Quick Start

Every Texas divorce follows these steps from start to finish: Petition for Divorce — this is the document that opens your case at the courthouse.  The legal document ranges from two to 20 pages in length, depending on the circumstances.  Every petition will include the basics such as names of the parties and children, dates of […]

How can you think when you’re losing your mind?

Life’s most important decisions are always made during the worst of times.  A crisis never knocks before entering.  Many times you don’t see a divorce or change in relationship status coming. Here’s one of my favorite C.S. Lewis quotes:   “Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and […]

Lessons from the Woodshed: How to Testify in Divorce Court

Fort Worth Attorney, Greg Housewirth

I’ve seen some pretty slick lawyers in my day. Polished, glib, and oh so charming, they run interference for their clients, putting lipstick on the proverbial pig.   It’s times like these I wonder if the client presents as well in court as their lawyer, so I call their bluff. When a divorce lawyer marches […]